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Helmet of Herschel Buchanan

Flag of U.S.A. Herschel Buchanan

nationality American born June 5, 1907 died May 11, 1985

Racing highlights

19511stIMCA Stock Car National Championship
19501stIMCA Stock Car National Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered64
Wins18
Podiums35
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage28.1%
Podium percentage54.7%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1954Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1953Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing5 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing20 races9 wins17 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1950Racing18 races9 wins13 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1949Racing5 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1942Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1939Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Herschel Buchanan

1954 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
53rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hudson

1953 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nash

1952 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
16th1868
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Nash

1951 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nash

1951 IMCA Stock Car National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
199171?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1950 Nash,1951 Nash

1950 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
53rd0Herschel Buchanan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nash

1950 IMCA Stock Car National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
169131?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1948 Nash

1949 IMCA Stock Car National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1946 Nash

1942 CSRA Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1939 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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